Leyland Leopard, Howth © Albert Bridge
A CIE (Dublin City fleet) C class Leyland Leopard (C102 EZH 102), with a body by Metal Sections Limited, at Howth station awaiting departure with the 13.35 to Howth Summit. This was service 88 a replacement for the Great... more
Three faces of Dublin's 'deckers.
Taken on my very first trip to Dublin using a British Railways 'Rail & Sail' day trip ticket from Crewe. From memory, the fare was £19 and included a bottle of wine and a bottle of whiskey off the ship. By judicious 'use' of the free gifts, your day out could actually cost you very little. The picture was taken, from memory, in 1981 when big changes were afoot within the CIE bus fleet. A fall out with Leyland, their traditional supplier, had seen a joint venture undertaken with Canadian…